Education

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Oklahoma, Norman (2007)
  • B.S. in Biology, Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Alva (2001)
  • B.S. in Chemistry, Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Alva (2000)

 

Professional Background

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Tabor College, 2019–present
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu City, Taiwan, 2013–2019
  • Substitute Teacher, Manhattan/Ogden Public Schools, Manhattan, KS, 2011–2013
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, 2010–2011
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA, 2008–2010
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI, 2007–2008

 

Recognitions & Awards

  • Chemical Computing Group Excellence Award | American Chemical Society | 2006
  • Biological Chemistry Division Travel Grant | American Chemical Society | 2006
  • Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need Fellowship | Department of Education | 2007
  • Predoctoral Fellowship for Students with Disabilities | National Institutes of Health | 2003-2006

 

Courses Taught

  • Organic Chemistry I
  • Organic Chemistry II
  • Biochemistry

 

Publications

  1. Click, T. H.; Raj, N.; Chu, J.-W. ”Calculation of Enzyme Fluctuograms from All-Atom Molecular Dynamics Simulation” Methods in Enzymology; Voth, G.A., Ed.; Elsevier: Amsterdam, 2016; 578, 327–342
  2. Chung, P . – W .; Charmot, A. ; Click, T . ; Lin, Y .; Bae, Y . ; Chu, J.- W . ; Katz, A. ”Importance of Internal Porosity for Glucan Adsorption in Mesoporous Carbon Materials”, Langmuir 2015, 31 (26), 7288
  3. Click, T. H.; Ponomarev, S. Y.; Kaminski, G. A. ”Importance of electrostatic polarizability in calculating cysteine acidity constants and copper(I) binding energy of Bacillus subtilis CopZ”, J. Comp. Chem. 2012, 33 (11), 1142
  4. Ponomar ev , S. Y . ; Click, T . H. ; Kaminski, G. A. ”Electr ostatic polarization is crucial in r epr oducing Cu(I) interaction energies and hydration”, J. Phys. Chem. B 2011, 115 (33), 10079
  5. Click, T. H.; Liu, A.; Kaminski, G. A. ”Quality of random number generators significantly affects the results of Monte Carlo simulations for organic and biological systems”, J. Comp. Chem. 2011, 32 (3), 513

 

Presentations (if any)

  • “Effects of Ionic Liquids on a Gulcan Chain”, Qinzhou University, Qinzhou, Guangxi Province, China, 2016
  • “Understanding Allostery through Fluctuation Matching: A Study of the Third Domain of PDZ”, Guangdong Medical University, Dongguan, Guandong Province, China, 2016
  • Raj, N.; Click, T. H.; Chu, J.-W. ”Elucidation of the Molecular Mechanism of Protein Allostery in Cell Death Related Nuclease (CRN4) using Fluctuogram Analysis”, The Seventh Asia-Pacific Conference of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, Kaohsiung, Taiwan (2016)
  • Click, T. H. and Chu, J.-W. ”The Allosteric Effects of CRIPT Peptide upon Binding to PSD-95 PDZ3”, Taiwan Theoretical and Computational Molecular Sciences Association, Taipei, Taiwan (2015)

 

Other

  • Member: American Chemical Society, 2001–present
  • Member: American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2006–present
  • Programming languages: Python, Fortran, C++